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Internet providers in Surprise, AZ

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Surprise, AZ internet providers

Provider
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable91%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL89%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic1.802%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
PhoenixInternet - -Wireless98%
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Surprise internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Surprise is slightly higher than the rest of Arizona - 84%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Surprise area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Surprise residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 18% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 7.150% of those living in Surprise.

There are four internet providers serving the Surprise area, and 87.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Surprise's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Surprise

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cox 166 Mbps 26 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 573 Mbps 122 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Surprise

The largest internet providers in Surprise are Cox, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Surprise.

Cable internet from Cox is available to nearly all Surprise residents, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 89% of the area. Surprise’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Surprise residents.

Cox cable internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

91%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Surprise covering 91% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Surprise residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Surprise, $48.33.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Surprise, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Surprise. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Surprise's providers, 488 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Surprise covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Surprise to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Surprise, $48.33.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Surprise, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Surprise. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Surprise's providers, 488 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Surprise covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Surprise where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Surprise, $48.33.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Surprise, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Surprise. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Surprise's providers, 488 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in Surprise with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 91% of households in Surprise. The next fastest internet provider in Surprise is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 89% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Surprise with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Surprise, $48.33.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Surprise, covering 1.802% of the city.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.